Community Resources

NAMI Southern Nevada works to connect individuals to community resources and offer a variety of options for individuals to choose from. When we come together as a community we are more effective in helping those in need. To view a specific resource, click on the following resources and the list will expand.

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2021 Nevada Hospital and Healthcare Guide
http://nv-hospitals.com/

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
https://www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org/

Powerful Tools for Caregivers gives you the skills to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. By taking care of your own health and well-being, you become a better caregiver. Six class sessions held once a week are led by experienced class leaders. Class participants are given The Caregiver Helpbook to accompany the class and provide additional caregiver resources.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
 
AFSP lists U.S. and international suicide bereavement support groups as a public service to loss survivors. They do not run, recommend, endorse or fund any of the groups listed.
 

Bereavement Support Group
https://www.dignityhealth.org/las-vegas/classes-and-events/support-groups/bereavement-support-group

Join others to gain support after the loss of a loved one. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at 6 PM.

Caregivers Support Group
Flyer

Find support for yourself while you care for a friend or loved one. During these trying times, having support is essential. Take this time for you, so you can reduce feelings of isolation, enjoy a social outlet, learn about the resources in your area, and meet other caregivers. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month from 4 to 5 PM via Zoom.

Cleveland Clinic
https://events.clevelandclinic.org/?months=12

Cleveland Clinic offers various support groups from grief support groups, caregivers support groups and various other support groups for specific diagnoses. Simply type “support group” into the search bar and find the group you need.

Finding Hope Support Groups
https://findinghope.org/find-a-group/

Every participant is a survivor of child sexual abuse, individuals who attend Finding Hope Support Groups can talk openly and honestly about their feelings and experiences with others who understand. Each person can feel heard and validated. Participants also learn ways of managing the effects of their trauma. Attending therapy and reaching out to friends and family are encouraged when safe and possible for you to do so.

LGBTQ+ Support Groups
https://hendersonequalitycenter.org/groups/

Various groups, days, and times.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (S.L.A.A.)
https://slaafws.org/

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. The only qualification for S.L.A.A. membership is a desire to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction.

Eden Treatment Center
https://edentreatment.com/

Two residential treatment style houses (one male/one female) in Las Vegas.

The Fearless Kind
https://www.fearlesskind.com/

Residential treatment home in Henderson, female/gender-responsive.

Tuff Services Ministries
https://www.tuffservices.org/

Welcome to TUFF Services Ministries, an interfaith (non-denominational) ministry. Christianity is our chosen foundational path and we believe that Jesus Christ is our higher power and saviour. But, you may have a different belief system. We are not here to judge, convert, change, influence, or even persuade you to change your own current belief system. We are here, however, to provide tools and resources to support you, so you can improve your own spiritual connection and create more of an intimate relationship between you and your higher power.

Victorious Beginnings
http://victoriousbeginnings.com/#services

Specialized faith-based therapy and wellness designed to strengthen and build a victorious identity. Specializing in grief and loss, anger management, mood disorders, and spiritual issues from a Christian perspective.

Access Nevada
https://accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov/public/landing-page

Access Nevada is the one stop portal for residents of the State of Nevada to apply for assistance, report changes in household circumstances, check the status of their case, receive online communications, and other account management tools.

Programs:
SNAP – Helps low-income families buy food they need for good health.
Cash – Provides Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to care for dependent children.
Medical – Helps individuals and families with low income obtain health coverage.
Child Care – The primary federal program devoted to providing families with child care subsidies.
WIC – Provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and other social services.

Outreach Forever
https://outreachforever.org/our-services

Offers assistance in applying for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, social security/disability benefits, veterans benefits program, unemployment, creating resumes and applying for SBA programs in the state of Nevada. We will help do the application process.

SSI
Apply – https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/dib
How to Apply – https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/ssi/

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits. People who have worked long enough may also be able to receive Social Security disability or retirement benefits as well as SSI.

Northern Nevada Peer Support Network
https://www.nnpsn.com/southern-nevda

Provides quality mental health resources and support to our first-responders and hospital health care professionals so they may live the very best lives possible on and off duty.Content

CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP)
https://helphopehome.org/clark-county-cares-housing-assistance-program/

The CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) serves residents of Clark County who have suffered substantial financial hardship and now lack sufficient income or resources available to pay their housing costs because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency.

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
https://www.catholiccharities.com/service_details/st-vincent-apartments/

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is one of the largest nonprofit social service providers in the state, offering the most comprehensive range of human services. Catholic Charities includes diverse programs designed to give help, hope and transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our southern Nevada community regardless of race, religion, or creed.

HopeLink of Southern Nevada
https://link2hope.org/

The goal of HopeLink’s Diversion Program literally is to divert families and individuals away from the experience of homelessness to other solutions. HopeLink provides emergency shelter through hotel/motel vouchers for locations around Clark County as well as rent and utility assistance to Clark County residents.Their Family Resource Center (FRC) case managers assist families and individuals in crisis with emergency food assistance, bus passes for work or medical appointments, Nevada IDs or birth certificates and referrals. 

Las Vegas Rescue Mission
https://vegasrescue.org/recovery/

The Las Vegas Rescue Mission Recovery Program is a Christian-based, 6-12-month, residential drug, and alcohol treatment program for both men and women, which includes a structured living component and work therapy. Our program is staffed by state-licensed clinicians and interns that offer clinical assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, case management, and discharge planning.

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority
https://www.snvrha.org/fh_howtoapply.html

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) is a public agency that provides subsidized housing to low-and-moderate income individuals and families. The Authority administers distinct housing programs. The Housing Authority can only accept applications for waitlists that we have advertised as open. SNRHA shall advertise in local newspapers and post notices on its website when waitlisted.

Nevada JobConnect
https://nevadajobconnect.com/

Nevada JobConnect oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Nevada. For job seekers, Nevada JobConnect offers career development information, job search resources, training programs, and, as appropriate, unemployment benefits.

Incarceration – Inmate Search in Clark County, NV
https://www.clarkcountynv.gov/ccdc/Pages/InmateSearch.aspx

To find information on a person in custody.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
http://casalasvegas.org/

The mission of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in a safe, permanent home.

Las Vegas Municipal Court Mental Health Court
https://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Government/Municipal-Court/Mental-Health-Court
https://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Government/Municipal-Court/Specialty-Courts

The Las Vegas Municipal Court Mental Health Court is designed to help people with mental illness who are struggling to stay out of the criminal justice system. Participants may receive targeted case management, medication stabilization, mental health counseling, substance abuse counseling, and residential placement. Defendants are excluded from the program if they are sex or arson offenders, drug traffickers, active gang members, or have a criminal record involving weapons.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
https://www.lacsn.org/

Provides legal counsel, advice, and representation for free or low cost to individuals.

Nevada Legal Services
https://nlslaw.net/

Nevada Legal Services is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to low income Nevadans in all counties. We provide free legal assistance to eligible clients. Our practice is civil law and we do not handle criminal law cases. Eligibility usually depends on your income level.

The State Bar of Nevada
https://www.nvbar.org/lawyerreferral/pro-bono-for-the-public/

The State Bar of Nevada supports the promotion of access to justice in Nevada through the delivery of legal services to those in need. If you are in need of legal assistance, but cannot afford a lawyer, a Nevada legal aid provider or pro bono legal services may be available to you.

Treatment Advocacy Center
https://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/index.php

The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating legal and other barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness. The organization promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Henderson Equality Center
www.hendersonequalitycenter.org

Henderson Equality Center, a community supported organization to engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, allies and queer community of Henderson, NV by providing a safe space, pursue resources and providing courses focus on educational, social, support, skill building and job assistance classes for at-risk, low-income LGBTQ+ youth and adults.

Nevada 211
https://www.nevada211.org/
Call 2-1-1 or 1-866-535-5654.

A program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, is committed to helping Nevadans connect with the services they need.

Nevada Resilience Project
https://www.nevada211.org/nevada-resilience-project/

The Nevada Resilience Project supports families and individuals experiencing struggles and challenges due to COVID-19. Our Resilience Ambassadors provide education, information, counseling, and resource navigation while promoting healthy coping, empowerment, and resilience. Support and connection to resources are provided over the phone, through text and video-chat, or face to face. We offer bi-lingual access to services; assistance navigating to needed resources in your community; help to reduce stress, build coping skills, and develop a resilience plan.

The Emotional PPE Project
https://www.emotionalppe.org/

The Emotional PPE Project connects healthcare workers in need with licensed mental health professionals who can help. No cost. No insurance. Just a trained professional to talk to. The Emotional PPE Project is a directory that provides contact information of volunteer mental health practitioners to healthcare workers whose mental health has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program – U.S. Dept. of VA
https://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/consult/

The Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program (SRM) provides free consultation, support, and resources that promote therapeutic best practices for providers working with Veterans at risk of suicide.

Vegas Strong Resiliency Center
https://www.vegasstrongrc.org/

The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center is a place of healing and support dedicated to serving as a multi-agency resource and referral center for residents, visitors, and responders affected by the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Memory Care
https://www.memorycare.com/memory-care-in-nevada/

Memory care facilities provide those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia with care that is tailored to their unique needs. Memory care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated wing of another residential care community. Staff members of memory care units or facilities undergo specialized training in caring for those with memory impairment, and the facilities often coordinate social activities and schedules specifically for the needs of those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

The Younique Foundation
https://youniquefoundation.org/

The Younique Foundation inspires hope in women who were sexually abused as children or adolescents by providing healing services through educational retreatssupport groups, and online resources.

Puentes
https://www.puenteslasvegas.org/

Puentes began as a community outreach intent on providing guidance in locating and accessing fundamental social services.  From its origins serving the Latino community, it has quickly broadened to embrace all under-resourced/under-represented populations.  Its core programs are centered on health and wellness, education, employment, and advocacy, delivered through professionals, counselors, and volunteers from within the organization as well as from more than 50 Community Partners.Content

Al-Anon
https://al-anon.org/

Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

Alcoholics Anonymous
https://aa.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Alcohol Help
https://www.alcoholhelp.com/treatment/inpatient-rehab/

Alcohol Help is an informational resource geared towards reducing the harm caused by alcohol. We strive to provide high quality, well researched webpages surrounding the implications of alcohol use and how to seek treatment. 

Alternative Peer Group Las Vegas
https://apglv.org/

Alternative Peer Group (APG) is a drop-in center for teens suffering from substance use disorder. This after school/summer program is driven by peer mentors that provide recovery support services and healthy time management life skills.
 
American Addiction Centers
https://americanaddictioncenters.org/virtual-meetings

During these times of uncertainty, you can be certain that American Addiction Centers (AAC) cares about your recovery journey and we understand that attending in-person meetings over the coming weeks will be difficult. Beginning Wednesday, March 18th, we will be hosting free virtual 12-step meetings throughout the week. These sessions will be based on traditional 12-step meetings, hosted by a person in recovery, and topics or meeting types will vary based on the group’s preference. Following the traditions of 12-step programs, these meetings are not affiliated with AAC or any of its affiliates.

Drug Disposal
http://drugfreelasvegas.org/drug-disp/

Foundation for Recovery
https://forrecovery.org/

Foundation for Recovery promotes the positive impact of recovery from addiction, behavioral health, and co-occurring disorders in our communities to enhance the lives of individuals and families affected by this disease.

Guide on Alcohol and Drug Addiction Hotlines
https://deserthopetreatment.com/addiction-treatment/addiction-hotlines/

Provides emotional support, information on substance abuse and local resources, and assistance finding an addiction treatment program.

help.org
https://www.help.org/best-low-cost-rehabs/
https://www.help.org/choosing-the-right-rehab-facility/

Help.org is a community organization dedicated to empowering people suffering from substance abuse addiction with tools and resources to start their personal journey toward recovery. We create and publish comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources that have been featured and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the web.

Narcotics Anonymous
https://na.org/

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using.

PACT Coalition
http://drugfreelasvegas.org/

The PACT Coalition seeks to empower Southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance misuse for all ages and promote recovery through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach. A diverse cross-section of community leadership is represented by the PACT Coalition that will work together to ensure a sustainable future and a healthier community.

Sunshine Behavioral Health
https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/telehealth-addiction-treatment-during-quarantine/

Free online support group meetings for people to use during this pandemic.

American Association of Suicidology
https://suicidology.org/


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/

A voluntary health organization with a mission to “same lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.”

Care Coalition
http://www.carecoalitionnv.org/

To increase public awareness of the effects of drug and alcohol abuse by educating and supporting youth, adults, the community at large and drug prevention agencies in Clark County.

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
https://afsp.org/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day

An event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 21, 2020.

Nevada Crisis Call Center – Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
www.crisiscallcenter.org

775-784-8090 or text LISTEN to 839863. Services are free, confidential and 24/7.

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention
https://nvsuicideprevention.org/facts-about-suicide/

Office of Suicide Prevention
http://suicideprevention.nv.gov/

Mission is to reduce the rates of suicide and suicidal acts in Nevada with one state plan.

PACT Coalition
http://drugfreelasvegas.org/

Seeks to empower Southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance abuse for all ages and promote recover through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach.

The Solace Tree
http://www.solacetree.org/

Home of the good grief project.

UNLV Free Short-Term Therapy
https://www.unlv.edu/thepractice

Short-term distance counseling team is available to provide free brief counseling to address present concerns stemming from current COVID-19 circumstances, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depressive symptoms
  • Poor emotional regulation
  • Grief and loss
  • Familial conflict
  • Unhealthy behaviors
  • Lack of motivation
  • Stress
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Burnout
  • Social isolation
  • Other concerns related to our current COVID-19 crisis


To access our Free Services, please call 702-895-1532 or email the.practice@unlv.edu.
Telehealth services will be offered through the Zoom platform.
Spanish speaking services also available.

Access Nevada
https://accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov/public/landing-page

Access Nevada is the one stop portal for residents of the State of Nevada to apply for medical, cash, or food assistance.

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
https://www.vmsn.org/about-us/

Since 2010, VMSN has provided high-quality, comprehensive health care to members of our community who need our help. These individuals are typically low-income earners whose jobs don’t include access to health insurance.

Fisher House
https://fisherhouse.org/

Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.

Novo Resume
https://novoresume.com/career-blog/veteran-jobs

People’s careers are being impacted by the current situation, and military veterans were already struggling with unemployment and transition to civilian life before all this began. This is a job search guide for veterans.

PsychArmor
https://psycharmor.org/suicide-prevention-intervention-postvention/

Courses for suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.

REBOOT Recovery
https://rebootrecovery.com/

REBOOT helps people overcome trauma through faith-based programs. The courses, training, and online community are open to anyone connected to military or first responders.

Share Las Vegas
https://sharelasvegas.org/services/

SHARE Village Las Vegas is a nonprofit organization that has a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with 24/7/365 crisis intervention center services complemented with intensive supportive services for veterans. Public and private partnerships have been formed to develop and operate affordable housing with collaborative medical and mental health services, salon services, employment referrals and placements, and full service community food pantry/nutrition programs.

Transitioning Veterans
https://transitioningveteransbook.com/

Audiobook to assist veterans transitioning to civilian life in managing triggers and emotional responses.

Alternative Peer Group
https://apglv.org/

Alternative Peer Group (APG) is a drop-in center for teens suffering from substance use disorder. This after school/summer program is driven by peer mentors that provide recovery support services and healthy time management life skills.

Boys Town
https://www.boystown.org/

Boys Town provides an array of life-changing youth care and health care services that meet each child and family exactly where they are so they get the right kind of care, at the right time, in the right way. Whether caring for a child in crisis, treating complex health care conditions, or helping families find the parenting resources they need, Boys Town is here for you and your family with expert, compassionate care and a proven track record of helping children and families heal and grow in mind, body, and spirit.

Jason Foundation
https://jasonfoundation.com/

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers, and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
https://nphy.org/

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) provides access to life-changing services for homeless youth 24 hours a day in Southern Nevada. NPHY’s wraparound programs stabilize young people’s lives, meeting their immediate needs and providing a safe, supportive environment and a path to self-sufficiency. NPHY’s individualized, holistic services empower young people to not only achieve long-term independence, but to craft the futures they want for themselves.

Nevada PEP
https://nvpep.org/

Nevada PEP works to increase the opportunities for home, community, and school success for children with disabilities, including those who are at risk or who have serious emotional disturbances, their families, and their service providers, through education, encouragement, and empowerment activities.

Mobile Crisis Team
http://www.knowcrisis.com/

The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) was created to provide crisis intervention and support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis. MCRT responds to youth and families of youth in crisis, over the phone or in person, in order to reduce emergency room visits and ensure everyone receives the proper care.

Solutions of Change
https://solutionsofchange.org/

Solutions of Change is a nonprofit that provides outpatient therapeutic and counseling services to help those dealing with behavioral, emotional and mental health needs learn coping techniques to stabilize themselves.

The Harbor
https://theharborlv.com/

The Harbor is a Juvenile Assessment Center that houses several community providers all under one roof. The Harbor provides assessments to youth at no charge to families. The assessment process gives juveniles and families the opportunity to provide a comprehensive description of their unique family structure.